Origin of acme
OTHER WORDS FROM acmeac·mic [ak-mik], /ˈæk mɪk/, ac·mat·ic [ak-mat-ik], /ækˈmæt ɪk/, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH acmeacme , acne
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How to use acme in a sentence
Chess may seem like the acme of human thought, but it’s not.
The team behind Indochine and Acme is also opening Tijuana Picnic in the LES sometime this month.Who to See and Where to be Seen: The Hot Tips for New York Fashion Week|Barbara Ragghianti|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is the acme of political correctness (notwithstanding the odd drone directed at “AfPak”).Mr. Politically Correct Obama, Meet Your Opposite, India’s Mr. Modi|Tunku Varadarajan|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I did comedy sketches of her at ACME, but she was known as ‘The Other Mrs. Gabor’ then.‘Family Guy’ Star Alex Borstein Is Ready for Her HBO Close-Up|Marlow Stern|November 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But Sanjay seems today like an adumbration, rather than the acme, of authoritarian possibilities in India.
ACME has a mousetrap division that is not performing very well.
Dr. Coleridge "considered it to be a contagious nervous disease, the acme or intensest form of which is catalepsy."Second Edition of A Discovery Concerning Ghosts|George Cruikshank
There is in art an acme of perfection, as there10 is in Nature one of goodness and completeness.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre
For, there lay the acme of his cleverness; in the extraction of money from the unlucky people who came to demand it.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
Ball had been to school before, and of this school he often bragged as the acme of desirability and wickedness.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
But the point, the acme of my distresses, consisted in the awful uncertainty of our final fate.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe